Last update April 16, 2015
Very Low Risk
We do not have alternatives for Flufenamic Acid since it is relatively safe.
Suggestions made at e-lactancia are done by APILAM team of health professionals, and are based on updated scientific publications. It is not intended to replace the relationship you have with your doctor but to compound it. The pharmaceutical industry contraindicates breastfeeding, mistakenly and without scientific reasons, in most of the drug data sheets.
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e-lactancia is a resource recommended by Asociación Pro Lactancia Materna (APROLAM) of Mexico
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It is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory topically used which is chemically related to Mefenamic acid. There are also formulations for oral use.
Excreted into breast milk in a clinically non-significant amount even after oral administration.
Because a low dose used and a poor absorption into the plasma of most dermatological preparations for topical use, its appearance in the breast milk is even less likely.
The American Academy of Pediatrics rated it as usual compatible with breastfeeding.